Travel Blogs from Tupiza, Bolivia

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The Wild Wild West of South America!, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

The Wild Wild West of South America!

A travel blog entry by lucylambo

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... two lovely dinners here, a nice big salad and steak and then soup and a pizza the following night. Average meal price £2-£3! Tupiza is the town where Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid were apparently caught, which you can well imagine- it seems ...

Horseriding in Tupiza, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Horseriding in Tupiza

A travel blog entry by kaivit81

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We finish the tour of the saltflats in Uyuni which is my first real taste of Bolivia and it's pretty eyeopening after the relative ease of travel in Argentina.  There isn't much to see and do in Uyuni, in fact its pretty damn depressing so most ...

Tupiza, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Tupiza

A travel blog entry by snklijn

Arrived around 9 am with Wara Wara train company in Tupiza. We walked to hotel Mitru, where we got a twin room with shared bathroom for 120 Bs. The hotel also had a nice swimming pool, where we off course made advantage of! We also got information about ...

Tupiza, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Tupiza

A travel blog entry by snklijn

We had some reasonable breakfast at the hotel. Afterwards we went horsebackriding for the first three hours in our lifes! After that we booked the Salar de Uyuni tour at Gran de Oro Tours for 1250 Bs pp, not bad for a four day tour. Again we tried to ...

Salar de Uyuni tour (Day 1), Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni tour (Day 1)

A travel blog entry by snklijn

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Early start (6.30 the alarm) because we had to be present at Gran de Oro Tours at 7.00 am for breakfast before starting the Salar de Uyuni tour. At the start it went smoothly but after two hesitated stops of the driver/guide/mechanic he had to change a ...

Salar de Uyuni tour (Day 1), Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni tour (Day 1)

A travel blog entry by snklijn

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Early start (6.30 the alarm) because we had to be present at Gran de Oro Tours at 7.00 am for breakfast before starting the Salar de Uyuni tour. At the start it went smoothly but after two hesitated stops of the driver/guide/mechanic he had to change a ...

Salar de Uyuni tour (Day 2), Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni tour (Day 2)

A travel blog entry by snklijn

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Early (4.30 am) and freezing start of the day... We went to Lago Colorado as well, which was a big lake with organisms in it that coloured the lake red. We slept in a hostel with several other tour groups, and played card games till late (22.30) with ...

Salar de Uyuni tour (Day 2), Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni tour (Day 2)

A travel blog entry by snklijn

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Early (4.30 am) and freezing start of the day... We went to Lago Colorado as well, which was a big lake with organisms in it that coloured the lake red. We slept in a hostel with several other tour groups, and played card games till late (22.30) with ...

Salar de Uyuni tour (Day 3), Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni tour (Day 3)

A travel blog entry by snklijn

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Got up at 6.30 am, had breakfast and went past the lagoons with different shapes and a lot of flamingos. We arrived at 4 pm at the salt hostel, where we got soup, lasagna and red ...

Salar de Uyuni tour (Day 3), Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni tour (Day 3)

A travel blog entry by snklijn

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Got up at 6.30 am, had breakfast and went past the lagoons with different shapes and a lot of flamingos. We arrived at 4 pm at the salt hostel, where we got soup, lasagna and red ...

Salar de Uyuni tour (Day 4), Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni tour (Day 4)

A travel blog entry by snklijn

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Last day, we got up at 5.15 without breakfast because we wanted to see the sunrise. After the pics with the sun rising we went to Isla Incahuasi, an island in the salar with huge cactusses (oldest was around 900 years old and 9 meters ...

Butch, Sundance and Andrew's Last Stand, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Butch, Sundance and Andrew's Last Stand

A travel blog entry by farnie10

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... , on my way to Chile: Salar de Uyuni and the Altiplano.  The tour of these two natural wonders is one of Bolivia's biggest draws, and they typically start in the town of Uyuni.  But almost everyone that I'd spoken to had wished they ...

I left my heart in Bolivia, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

I left my heart in Bolivia

A travel blog entry by thedeepersouth

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... bad for horses. I hope they were rewarded for their efforts back in the corral. Argentina next! Meaning we had to say goodbye to Bolivia, a strange thought since liking it kind of snuck up on us. It took a little getting used to, it was awfully ho-hum ...

Tupiza, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Tupiza

A travel blog entry by faraway2012

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... der Höhe hatte sich auch das Klima geändert und die Temperaturen waren sehr tief. Tupiza gilt als Wild Wild West Boliviens und so sind Reittouren ein Muss. Von Tupiza aus starteten wir dann auch unsere Tour durch Wüsten, Lagunen und Salar de Uyuni. ...

20th - 22nd May, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

20th - 22nd May

A travel blog entry by hazeange

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... in terms of a city, Tupiza was the polar opposite and we loved it. At 424,162 square miles (1,098,581 square kilometers), Bolivia is the fifth largest country in South America. Bordering Peru and Chile to the west, Argentina and Paraguay to the south, ...

Into Bolivia, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Into Bolivia

A travel blog entry by edmundsa

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... Cassidy and Sundance Kid travesty. You can do a 2 day tour there, but I don't really want to stick around here that long Bolivia is nice, but very deserty. Went on a horse ride today - dad would have loved it - like something straight out of the Wild ...

tupizia, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

tupizia

A travel blog entry by spandlissy

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Tupiza, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Tupiza

A travel blog entry by wakusrgh

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... versant frénétiquement les 5 dernières gouttes de Tres Plumas sur un biscuit qui n'a pas non plus été acheté dans le resto Tupiza, selon le Lonely Planet, c'est un peu l'équivalent du far-west en Bolivie. Chais pas, mais en tout cas c'est pas moche ...

All I hoped for!!, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

All I hoped for!!

A travel blog entry by andy-nic

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... my Salt flats tour the following morning but was bumped of till the next day. Most times it works in your favor as a 1 but sometimes it doesn't! So I spent the day just chilling out in Tupiza. Wondering around the streets and taking in the local ...

Tupiza, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Tupiza

A travel blog entry by feeleyc

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... Africa) when crazy African stuff happens, well here it´s TIB (This is Bolivia) for the randomness We traveled from Salt to Tupiza in Bolivia. You can only get the bus from Salta to a town called La Quiaca on the Argentinian side of the border. It´s ...

Tupiza, first stop in bolivia, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Tupiza, first stop in bolivia

A travel blog entry by jenny.smale

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... creature comforts. We find a private bus to take us to tupiza and are amazed to find out how cheap everything is. At last!   Tupiza is the place to start the tour of the salt flats and there's not much here apart from tour companies. We spend 2 days ...

Tupiza, Bolivia, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Tupiza, Bolivia

A travel blog entry by leemclennan

... Went through the border without any problems, withdrew some money and changed the Arg pesos and Brazil Reis into Bolivianos and took a taxi to Tupiza (£2 each). In Tupiza we had breakfast at a hostel and used the wifi (shockingly bad here!) and went ...

Two go wild in Tupiza, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Two go wild in Tupiza

A travel blog entry by darrenandandrea

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... dodgy full suspension bikes and headed back down the gravel road we came up. I loved it! 17 kms later we were back in Tupiza with burning forearms,  covered in dust but with big smiles on our faces.   We all went out for a celebratory meal ...

Tupiza and the Dakar, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Tupiza and the Dakar

A travel blog entry by jim.coates

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... Then he and the other 10,000 people in town went out to the highway to watch the motorcyclists and quad drivers go by.   Bolivia had a competitor amongst the motorcyclists who was doing well:  number 40 known as "El Chavo"  . They also had ...

South Western Circuit, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

South Western Circuit

A travel blog entry by sarahjames

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... were stationary for 2hrs, another change of bus, we then made it to the border in 10hrs - Welcome to Bolivia!From the border we headed to a town called Tupiza and this place is described as Bolivia´s Wild West. It was were Butch Cassidy & the ...

Good base camp for horse rides and trekkings, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Good base camp for horse rides and trekkings

A travel blog entry by jeanderudder

... was. A tour that we didnt do but that is recommended to do though is the Triathlon (jeep, bike and horse trip).     RAQUEL A Tupiza llegamos por la tarde, ya oscureciendo, y nos costo un poco encontrar un hostel economico, pero al final lo conseguimos. ...

Hello Bolivia, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Hello Bolivia

A travel blog entry by carlo_divita

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Our trip across the border into Villazon, Bolivia was straight forward and quick. I don't think they mind what you bring into the poorest country in South America. It turned out that the train was going that day (not a regular occurance) so decided to ...

Tupiza, Bolivian outback, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Tupiza, Bolivian outback

A travel blog entry by c044646

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Barter barter barter, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Barter barter barter

A travel blog entry by beck-muz

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We teamed up with the Irish lads and walked to a hotel nearby. We had been told by other travellers that hotels were often able to be bartered down to less than hostels however we only had a vague idea of how much is reasonable. So as we asked for a ...

Tupiza, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Tupiza

A travel blog entry by metm

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... ès un tour des agences afin d'étudier les différentes alternatives que nous avions, nous choisissons de prendre l'agence Tupiza tour qui nous permet d'avoir un guide anglophone moyennant un supplément de 150B /pers. Le coût global ...

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